February 20, 2024

DUBAI: Kuwait’s Emir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah handed away on Saturday on the age of 86, the Amiri Diwan stated in a broadcasted assertion. 

He will probably be succeeded by Crown Prince Sheikh Meshal Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah who has been declared as the brand new emir on Saturday, in keeping with state information company KUNA.

Kuwait has introduced official mourning for 40 days and the closure of official departments for 3 days.

In late November, Sheikh Nawaf was admitted to the hospital because of a medical emergency. He was later declared in steady situation.